Universidad de Barcelona

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world rank  75

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University Overview

Founded in 1450, Universidad de Barcelona (University of Barcelona) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Barcelona (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution also has a branch campus in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad de Barcelona (UB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad de Barcelona (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 569 years old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Universitat de Barcelona
Name University of Barcelona
Acronym UB
Founded 1450
Motto Libertas Perfundet Omnia Luce
Freedom Spreads the Light Over Everyone

University Location

Address Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
Barcelona
08007 Catalonia
Spain
Tel +34 934021100
Fax +34 934035404
Other locations L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Plaça Bonsuccés, 5-6
Barcelona 08001
932230323

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Barcelona's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020